Pollock's Toy Museum

Pollock's Toy Museum Pollock’s Toy Museum is a museum and small toy shop housed in two atmospheric historic buildings in London’s Fitzrovia. Pollock's Toy Museum is located in the West End of London it contains a unique collection of antique toys.Including dolls, teddy bears, trains, cars, tin toys, puppets, toy theatres, dolls houses and much more.
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The Pollock's Toy Museum was set up as a privately owned museum in the 1950’s by Marguerite Fawdry. The museum has always been owned by the Fawdry family. A charitable trust was formed by Marguerite Fawdry in the 1960’s to oversee the running of the museum. When Marguerite Fawdry died the trust took over the running of the museum, not the ownership. In 2004 the chairman of the trust Alan Powers wrote to the Fawdry family saying the trust no longer wished to be involved with the running of Pollock’s Toy Museum as he wanted to set up his own toy museum. He also threatened to sue the Pollock’s Toy Museum over ownership of the items in the collection which he claimed belonged to him. He also told us we could not call the museum Pollock's Toy Museum. Strange i know but true. The items in the collection have however remained on display to the public at Pollock’s Toy Museum, 1 Scala Street, London.

Operating as usual

We are open Friday for Guided Tours and Regular Admissions. And Saturday for Regular Admissions. Booking Advised but Wal...
26/10/2020
Toy Shop | Pollocks Toy Museum | England

We are open Friday for Guided Tours and Regular Admissions. And Saturday for Regular Admissions. Booking Advised but Walk up admission possible. For further info and to book go to www.pollockstoymuseum.co.uk

Pollock's Toy Museum is London's oldest historical Toy Museum offering a range of toys, tours and an extensive toy theatre archive.

16/08/2020

CURRENTLY WE CAN ONLY ANSWER THE PHONE ON THE DAYS WE ARE OPEN

14/08/2020

ADMISSION PRICES

PUBLIC ENTRY
ADULT £9
CHILD £6
MAXIMUM GROUP SIZE IS 4

29/07/2020

Please note you must make an appointment to visit the museum. Please don't just show up. More details to follow.

27/07/2020

We Hope to be opening quite soon on an appointment only basis. More details to follow.

Early 20th Century matching card game. Made by Faulkner and Co, London.
23/05/2020

Early 20th Century matching card game. Made by Faulkner and Co, London.

Harlequin and Columbine
03/04/2020

Harlequin and Columbine

Print of original shop in Hoxton Streeet.Then called Redington's the predecessor to Pollock's.
01/04/2020

Print of original shop in Hoxton Streeet.Then called Redington's the predecessor to Pollock's.

The original Pollock's shop in Hoxton. Bombed during the war.
31/03/2020

The original Pollock's shop in Hoxton. Bombed during the war.

The teddies are putting their furry little heads together
30/03/2020

The teddies are putting their furry little heads together

Some recent instagram posts that some of you may have missed out on.
29/03/2020

Some recent instagram posts that some of you may have missed out on.

Some recent instagram posts that some of you may have missed out on.

Exterior.
29/03/2020

Exterior.

Exterior
29/03/2020

Exterior

Exterior
28/03/2020

Exterior

The shop way back when you could actually buy stuff!
27/03/2020

The shop way back when you could actually buy stuff!

The toy theatre room.
27/03/2020

The toy theatre room.

Toy Theatre Detail. Thanks to Andy Davies of Been Magazine for these amazing images.http://beenmagazine.com/
26/03/2020

Toy Theatre Detail. Thanks to Andy Davies of Been Magazine for these amazing images.http://beenmagazine.com/

The dolls room in the museum. Thought by many visitors to be the scariest room in the museum. But what is scary about a ...
26/03/2020

The dolls room in the museum. Thought by many visitors to be the scariest room in the museum. But what is scary about a doll?

Miniature shop detail. Still open for essential items!
25/03/2020

Miniature shop detail. Still open for essential items!

Second room in the museum plus adjoining stairway that links the two different museum buildings together-note the differ...
25/03/2020

Second room in the museum plus adjoining stairway that links the two different museum buildings together-note the difference in floor levels.

Space Toys ! Shame they are not life size and actually worked.
24/03/2020

Space Toys ! Shame they are not life size and actually worked.

First room in the museum
24/03/2020

First room in the museum

First room in the museum
24/03/2020

First room in the museum

Toy theatre from the museum entrance
23/03/2020

Toy theatre from the museum entrance

Haggis the museum dog taking a well earned break!
23/03/2020

Haggis the museum dog taking a well earned break!

18/03/2020

PLEASE NOTE THE MUSEUM IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

23/12/2019

The museum will be closed from the 24th December open again the 6th January

Address

1 Scala Street
London
W1T 2HL

Nearest Tube Station is Goodge Street on the Nothern Line

General information

We are normally closed on Bank Holidays.

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Pollock's Toy Museum is located in the West End of London it contains a unique collection of antique toys.Including dolls, teddy bears, trains, cars, tin toys, puppets, toy theatres, dolls houses and much more. The Pollock's Toy Museum was set up as a privately owned museum in the 1950’s by Marguerite Fawdry. The museum has always been owned by the Fawdry family. A charitable trust was formed by Marguerite Fawdry in the 1960’s to oversee the running of the museum.

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i have just sent you an email thank you for your help From Ryan
my name is Ryan Claridge i was just wondering if you can help me please thank you i was just wondering please can you tell me just out of curiosity the official email address and page to contact the the official events and management company who are promoting directing and producing ’Benjamin Pollock's Toyshop also please can you tell me just out of curiosity the website addresses official email addresses and pages to contact the show website of Benjamin Pollock's Toyshop also please can you tell me just out of curiosity When will the full list of 2020 and 2021 shows and events for Benjamin Pollock's Toyshop be ready and released also what shows and events will Benjamin Pollock's Toyshop take part in throughout 2020 and 2021 AnAny way you can help answer my questions regarding these queries please would be very much appreciated please thank you from Ryan claridge
my name is Ryan Claridge i was just wondering if you can help me please thank you i was just wondering please can you tell me just out of curiosity the official email address and page to contact the the official events and management company who are promoting directing and producing ’Benjamin Pollock's Toyshop also please can you tell me just out of curiosity the website addresses official email addresses and pages to contact the show website of Benjamin Pollock's Toyshop also please can you tell me just out of curiosity When will the full list of 2020 and 2021 shows and events for Benjamin Pollock's Toyshop be ready and released also what shows and events will Benjamin Pollock's Toyshop take part in throughout 2020 and 2021 also plus please can you tell me just out of curiosity the official email address and page to contact the the official events and management company who are promoting directing and producing ’Pollock's Toy Museum also please can you tell me just out of curiosity the website addresses official email addresses and pages to contact the show website of Pollock's Toy Museum also please can you tell me just out of curiosity When will the full list of 2020 and 2021 shows and events for Pollock's Toy Museum be ready and released also what shows and events will Pollock's Toy Museum take part in throughout 2020 and 2021 Any way you can help answer my question regarding this query would be very much appreciated please thank you from Ryan claridge
It's a unique place with so much to see and so much history. It's my family history too (Benjamin was my great grandfather) and we have donated personal family items to the museum as they treasure every thing there. Well worth a visit and such nise people too.
Dear madam, sir, We have these wooden figures in our family (they were at least my great-grandmothers, maybe even older) and my mother remembers that you have or had similar items in your collection. Could you tell me what these figures are and what they are used for? Thank you so mutch.
Pollocks inspired toy display !!!!